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Edlund Surname Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ed ‘passage isthmus’ (probably from a placename) + lund ‘grove’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Eklund, Hedlund, Bylund, Englund, Fredlund, Swedlund, Oslund, Lund

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Where is the Edlund family from?

You can see how Edlund families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edlund family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Edlund families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Edlund families living in Worcestershire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Edlund's in United Kingdom. Worcestershire had the highest population of Edlund families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Edlund surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Edlund ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Edlund. 50% of Edlund women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Domestic Service
    50%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Edlund. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edlund census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Edlund. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Edlund. For the veterans among your Edlund ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Edlund lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Edlund life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Edlund in 1947 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

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